Tag Archives: Poets

Artists of Last Resort

Marvellous, isn’t it?  Artists spend much of their time having to justify their work as “real work” and must be prepared to defend their prices against anybody with a so-called “real job”, at a moment’s notice.  The very rich and … Continue reading

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The Lords of Unix

When I was a child, there were two very clever girls in my class.  I liked them a lot, because they were not only outstandingly clever, but very sweet, as well.  It was a joy to be in their company … Continue reading

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Long Overdue Recognition

Last night, the world changed forever.  I didn’t think I would ever see the like.  For the first and only time that I can remember, some outstanding creative achievements and, indeed, creativity itself, was celebrated, in a long overdue, brilliant, … Continue reading

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Can You Edit or Proof Read Your Own Work?

Have you ever done this?  Go back to some of your earlier posts and look for the grammatical, spelling or word choice errors.  I guarantee you will find them. Most of my posts are written in a hurry and usually … Continue reading

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25 Creative Ideas for Starving Artists

Try painting the subject you are looking at upside down Swap light colours for dark and vice versa Paint with a fork instead of a palette knife Reverse the chord sequence of a song you like.  It is a new … Continue reading

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